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Cn salad cause gas bloating and loose stools? Or norovirus, so had noro 2 days ago, no contact except hug? Also have chronic constipation.
Possibly yes: Norovirus is one of the most easily transmitted of all viruses. You can catch it just by being in the same room when an infected person vomits. Simply smelling feces probably wouldn't do it -- but it's so easily transmitted that it might be possible. (The ease of transmission, and very small exposure required, is thy norovirus outbreaks are so hard to prevent or control on cruise ships. ...Read more
Possible: best to see doctor and have the child checked. ...Read more
Incontact with norovirus 2 days ago. Today cramps, gas, and floating stools, burning while having a bowel movement. What could this be? Worried.
Not abnormal: After having a viral syndrome affecting your digestive tract, it may take a while before your bowels return to their previous pattern. Try to be patient, and gradually increase your diet when you are feeling better. Call your doctor if you have black stools or blood in your stools. Good luck. ...Read more
It can: It is not uncommon for stool to be green with decreased transit time through the intestines. However, it may be other colors as well. ...Read more